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. >> give me your odds. i said 50/50. >> i think a little higher than that. >> senator kyl? >> i don't disagree with chuck, and i also would say the way you opened the program does not under or overstate the consequences. if we are not able to reach an agreement, it will be dire. and that's from everybody from the congressional budget office which is nonpartisan, as you know, to the fed chairman, probably at least another million jobs lost, an unemployment rate over 9% and putting us back into recession. so responsible people on both sides of the aisle do need to try to come together, and there is a significant effort under way right now. >> but let's understand what we're talking about. what kind of a deal? this is a -- the bare minimum, as the president said? what would this deal include? >> well, obviously i think all of us would have preferred the grand bargain, so to speak, of a $4 trillion deal. that can't happen at the last minute, but to avoid going over the fiscal cliff, to avoid taxes being raised on middle class folks and on 98% of america to avoid, in my view, a sequestra
already so far today. over the past 48 hours, more than 2,500 flights. authorities say, if you don't have to be out here, stay home and be safe. >> yeah, it's not just the snow falling but it's the unseen wind. we had 74-mile-per-hour wind gusts out of this storm. we'll see these strong winds, up to 70 miles per hour, throughout the day. all of america's forecast in about a minute. >> thank you, sam. >>> we saw the snow in washington, d.c. yesterday. that's what president obama will be returning to this morning, cutting his hawaii vacation short because of the looming fiscal cliff deadline. it is now just five days away. is there any movement on either side? how many more times can we ask this question of abc chief white house correspondent, jonathan karl, joining us this morning. dare i ask, where we stand this morning? >> reporter: good news and bad news. the president's coming back to washington. the senate's coming back. they're ready to strike a deal. the bad news, josh, no progress whatsoever. and, in fact, the treasury department said that the government on monday will hit the limi
of play. you don't have to answer it. the correct answer-- the wave... >> yeah. meredith: is the right--was that one of the ones you were-- >> i was leaning towards stomping feet, and i just figured that was way too obvious, based on my memory of the film. meredith: ok, so it's a good thing that you've jumped over this, but there is a price to be paid. how much money did you forfeit? hopefully not too much. $10,000 behind that question. >> ha ha! i'm still playing. meredith: yes, you are. you are still playing. by jumping the question, you're now 11 away from the million dollars and you are at "double money" at this point. the brand oxo was created after founder sam farber saw his wife, betsey, having difficulty gripping what? cosmetic brushes, office supplies, kitchen tools, golf clubs. you get it right, you double the money behind the question. >> heh heh! just watched a documentswer is c--kitchen t answer is c--kitchen tools. ha ha! meredith: you're gonna double your money. it is kitchen tools. let's see how much money is behind this question. whatever it is, you get twice that amou
have been able to stop him. >> we don't want to turn our schools into dodge cities. >> reporter: at least one school district in new jersey placed armed guards in each school over the governor's objection. >> you don't want to make this an armed camp for kids. i don't think that's a positive example. >> such an interesting debate. you feel like we have to do something to prevent another tragedy like the one we saw in newtown. but folks say you don't want to make campuses feel like police states. and can schools afford these days to put armed patrolman in every campus? or every door and school. you don't know where it's going to go from here. >> most people agree on the idea of high magazine clips. why would you need 50 rounds. but most people agree on new gun control after newtown, gun sales skyrocketing. one store in virginia saying they've been off the charts. they've never seen anything like that before. just within the last week. >> watching the head of the nra give that press conference on friday and subsequent interview over the weekend, he said we're open to all solutions
's a surprise on the way. they don't know it, but santa is going to visit. >> making his way down the chimney, i believe, as we speak. we are pretaping the show, so we can be home with our families and loved ones. >>> we want to start, live, with the top stories developing right now. >> merry christmas, everyone. many people are waking up to a white christmas this morning. it is a blessing for the kids. for the adults, well, some conditions are causing christmas chaos. here's abc's rob nelson. >> reporter: no dreaming necessary this year. it is going to be a white christmas for large portions of the u.s., from new england to california's sierra mountains. >> this is as white as we want it to be. >> reporter: but for many, it's turned their simple over the river and through the woods holiday trip, into a chaotic travel nightmare. >> we are hoping we don't sit on the runway. >> reporter: it's no picnic for the little travelers, either. >> want to get there. we're going to be late. come on. >> reporter: a storm is forecast to hit oklahoma this morning. the midwest will see themselves socked with sn
to you by consumer cellular. this is america. we don't let frequent heartburn come between us and what we love. so if you're one of them people who gets heartburn and then treats day after day... block the acid with prilosec otc and don't get heartburn in the first place! [ male announcer ] one pill each morning. 24 hours. zero heartburn. >>> welcome back. since the newtown, connecticut school attack, there's been plenty of talk about arming teachers and two-thirds of americans believe arming at least one official would be somewhat effective against attacks. >> cecilia vega reports. >> reporter: the gun is fake. but these utah teachers fear the threats facing their classrooms is very real. 200 of those teachers became students. packing a conference room on their holiday break to learn how to carry a concealed weapon on the job, and how to protect their schools from an armed intruder. >> the safety is the biggest part and to be able to use them appropriately is really high priority for me. >> reporter: utah is one of few states where public schools allow guns on campus. but in the wake of
debate this. i don't think it's part of the ultimate solution. >> reporter: one district in new jersey will place armed guards in schools, to the disapproval of the governor. >> you don't want to make this an armed camp for kids. i don't think that's a positive example. >> reporter: the majority of americans favor more restrictions on gun ownership. that may be the reason other gun owners are flocking to gun stores. >> we have never seen anything like this. we have christmas business, the hunting season business, and now the political business. >> reporter: la pierre was pressed time and again on whether he would agree to one change in gun laws. he refruzed to answer or chanled the subject. he said the gun is a tool, the problem are criminals. david kerley, abc news, washington. >>> in other news this morning, a veteran of capitol hill was laid to rest in his home state of hawaii. in attendance was president obama. a 19-cannon salute was fired at senator daniel inouye's funeral. he died laths week at the age of 88. >>> new insight into mitt romney's failed presidential run. tagg romney
. but this seems a very big setback. and there is so much we don't know. >> including where in her body this blot is. that could have a big significance in how it's treated and the seriousness of it. >> reporter: that's true. i asked her spokesman whether the clot is in her head or her leg, they will not say. they have said she has other issues from the concussion but won't say what they are. >> it's puzzling, the lack of information, especially given the republican charges of benghazi flu or a diplomatic illness when they were failing to believe she was as sick as she was. >> reporter: true. but, as you know, the clintons are notoriously private. they just don't say much, especially about issues like this. >> have you ever dealt with something like this, where there's so little information forthcoming? >> reporter: i can't say i have. over the last few weeks, they've come back at us saying you're making it sound too serious. but, clearly, there are serious things going on. it just raises more questions when you know so very little. >> all right, thank you so much. >>> we're joined by abc's chief
. >> reporter: those who don't have to travel are making the best of it, getting out and enjoying the snow. >>> as the storm zeros in on the northeast, drivers are being warned to stay off these treacherous roads. >> and our coverage continues with the latest from accuweather and meteorologist andrew baglini. good morning, andrew. >> thank you, and good morning, brandi and muhammad. the most of the storm is over with. cooler air into the southeast. the cleanup continues along interstate 10 and 25, between mobile and houston. the winter weather aspect of our storm very much alive. heavy rain along i-95 in boston, throughout your thursday. the heavy snow blanketing new england. many areas could pick up over one foot of snow. muhammad and brandi back to you. >> thank you, andrew. >>> former president george h.w. bush is in intensive care after another health setback. a spokesman says doctors are not able to lower mr. bush's high fever. so, he is on a liquid diet. he is said to be alert and conversing with medical staff. the spokesperson says doctors are cautiously optimistic. >> he's in a bad
capacity that. is the earliest we've done that. >> that is usual considering they don't usually top off until april. this was a reservoir in 1991. >> having lived here, water rationing in 90s it's great to already. >> how long did it take to you catch that? >> two minutes. >> the high water means trout are biting. big time. >> because they're in, near the shore. >> all right what. are you going do with the fish? >> live with a shot of the mill way here, we're told there is no chance of flooding for creeks downstream from here that, is the good news, despite the water you can see around me, officials are urging the president to -- residents to conserve water. >> all reservoirs that feed the bay area water supply good shape right now. san francisco public utilities commission commission tells us it's reservoirs at 83% of capacity. and east bay mun nis wall direct at combined 85%. and lexington is at 63%, plenty of room for more rain. let take a look now at liveéycw doppler 7 hd. sandhya? >> some areas are actually getting wet right now as you look at our radar, combining with nationa
>> yeah, i don't know what i did with 2012. but here it is, it's over. >> on to one of our top stories. mrs. clinton was hospitalized last night. we'll get to the latest on her condition. but first, a look at some of the other stories we're following for you this monday morning. a meeting is set as lawmakers work to avoid the fiscal cliff. but the clock is winding down. i don't know about you, but i'm so tired of talking about this. >> i feel the exact same way. >> just go over the cliff, get something done so we can stop talking about it. >>> a chilly end to 2012. it is cold out there. old man winter reminding us what time of year it is. a large part of the nation will ring in the new year with temperatures below freezing. >> we wouldn't know anything about that because it is hot as -- >> in the studio you mean. >> yes. >> maybe it's warm because i have my new slippers on that rob got me. >> that's not fair. >> you can put them in the microwave. >> really? >> yes. >>> but if warm, sunny skies are more your style, pasadena is the place to be. we'll take you behind the scenes of
rising. >> a lot of water, levees don't hold all the water. >> a lot of levees in southern california has structural pumps. >> it needs better levees, it was formed after the devastating 1998 flooding here to do just that. the army corps of engineers fundings never materializes. construction will begin next spring thanks to santa clara county taxpayers. >> their measure "b" passing in november dedicated about $38 million to address the flooding issues on the creek. >> but east palo alto mayor wants the state to step up and help with repairs or disaster relief if necessary in the short term. >> it's no different from any other community in the state of california. if they think their levees are up to standard, they would be surprised that most of them are not. they are not certified levees by the army corps. >>> they spent part of their holiday filing flood insurance claims. >> we have our health that is what is important. we'll be okay. >> reporter: the east palo alto city manager said that california conservation corps is expected to work in the dark tonight. they are not
for bon tempe dam. rushing water is cascadinger the top into alpine lake below. reservoirs don't typically top off until april. >> all of our reservoirs have reached capacity. that's the earliest that we have done that sense 1983. >> the earliest capacity reached in nearly 30 years in marin county. in san francisco the public utilities commission tells us its reservoirs are at 83% of capacity, east bay muds, five reservoirs are at a combined 85% capacity. district officials in santa clara say the reservoir in morgan hill is expect today overflow its surplus for the next week. reporting live in los gatos, abc7 news. >>> kera, thank you. >>> two people are dead of a getting washed into the water on the marin side of the golden gate bridge yesterday afternoon. a third person was able to make it back to more and call 911. but the coast guard and tiburon fire department were not able to save the man and boy who were spotted in the water near the north tower of the golden gate bridge. sky 7hd were overhead as the rescue boats returned with both victims on board. their bodies were recovered just
of information we don't know the condition of the man who was shot. we don't know how many officers involved and if the suspect fired upon officers or even if the suspect had weapon. we know that officers responded to call here at 6:40. >> they arrived at the scene encountered a dangerous situation. shots were fired at that time injuring one adult male. adult male now at the hospital. no other suspects outstanding and no further threat to this community. >> doesn't surprise other side of the freeway you hear gunshots and that sort of thing this side of the freeway pretty quiet. once an armed robbery at the dry keeper brought out quite a crowd but normally not much happening here. >>reporter: the resident lived in the area for more than 30 years. now the contra costa county da office september some inspectors out here that is standard procedure for officer involved shooting. none of the officers injured and there is no word on when the she have respect will reopen but likely out here until about mid nature. this is 7 news. >> i mention a second suiting that was an officer involved som
in re don dough beach. the boy gave a description of the attacker before he passed out. both victims are in critical can. >> the faa is investigating the cause of a small plane crash in san diego county that killed three members of an arizona family. the home-built plane went down in a nature preserve near santaee. the crash victims have been identified only as a 65-year-old man, his 53-year-old wife, and they're 19-year-old daughter. >>> coming up, highlights of the niners and raiders. >>> the amazing video that shows a russian plane crashing into a highway. >> and leigh glaser will you know how much grandma wanted to be here for your fist christmas? you see grandma lives waaaay down here, and you live way up here. brian, your cousin, he's a little bit older than you, he lives here, in chicago. and your aunt lisa lives here, in baltimore. uncle earnie? waaay out in hawaii. but don't you worry, we will always be together for christmas. [ male announcer ] being together is the best part of the holidays and cheerios is happy to be part of the family. you just ate dallas! >> ama: new vi
to do that. he has offered the principle. he wants to make sure that taxes don't go up for 98% of americans. and that some of the spending cuts don't happen. >> there's a framework of a framework of a framework. >> very well. >> you're hosting "this week" on sunday. i assume you'll have things to discuss this sunday. chuck schumer, jon kyl, joining jon karl. >>> some somber news this friday morning. we begin with the death of a true military hero. a man president obama has called an american original. he was a four-star general. but most americans simply knew him as stormin' norman. in 1990, norman schwarzkopf was a little-known army general looking towards retirement. a west point graduate and decorated officer for his service in vietnam, he spent his entire career in the army. but when iraq's dictator, saddam hussein, invaded kuwait in 1990, stormin' norman became a household name. as the leader of the u.s.-led international coalition that quickly drove iraqi forces out of kuwait, schwarzkopf achieved rock star status. he returned from the persian gulf a national hero. and w
is set to expire. and don't assume there will be a mini-deal, a democratic source close to the meetings going on tonight, says, quote, the prospects are not too promising they'll get to a bipartisan agreement to prevent everyone's taxes from going up. david? >> our chief white house correspondent jon karl. of course, this waiting game is already affecting americans' 401(k)s. the stock market, five straight day of losses. let's bring in bianna golodryga. bianna, great to see you. if these lawmakers thought that waiting to the 11th hour wouldn't have an effect, look no further than the stock market. >> take a look at what happened just the few days. the dow lost 158 points. for the week, down 252 points. david, these aren't just money we're talking about, it's real money. the average 401(k) lost $3,000, $4,000. december is traditionally a good month for the markets. >> and for home sales. existing sales up 10% from this time last year. here's what the president had to say about that. he fired off a warning shot here. >> america wonders why it is that, in this town for some reason, you can
and overflowing. same thing for tempe dam. water is rushing in the alpine lake below it. reservoirs usually don't top off until april. >> it's so full. last year at some point this was not like this. >> all of our rest advisories have reached capacity. that is the earliest since 1983. >> public utilities commission says its reservoirs are at 39% capacity. in the east bay, mud's five reservoirs is at 85%. officials say the yuba reservoir is expected to overflow this week and my photographer gave you a shot of highway 17. conditions are still slick but we haven't seen a good shower for the last two hours. after the last few weekends standing in the rain it's nice to be dry for once. vein headed out of the area and nice thing for us this morning. >> katie: thank you. two people are dead after getting washed into the water on the marin side of the golden gate bridge yesterday afternoon. a third person was able to make it back to shore and call 911. coastguard were not able to save a man and boy that were spotted north of the golden gate bridge. rescue bodies returned with both victims on board. bod
many families. they say your priorities change immediately. you don't have a home this holiday. what are you supposed to do? >> as we open our gifts this morning, keep the sandy folks and newtown folks in your head and in your heart today, for sure. >>> also with the holiday message, pope ben tikt xvi expressed his concern. the pope opened that service with a traditional latin wish for peace and blessed thousands of worshippers during midnight mass at st. peter's basilica. >>> christmas day weather. the threat of tornadoes, unfortunately, on this holiday. louisiana, alabama, mississippi, they could have a rough few hours ahead and heavy snow in oklahoma and morning fog in atlanta and tallahassee. >> you need to bundle up if you're in the upper midwest. fargo will be like 35 below. yeah, maybe even put on an extra little christmas log there. omaha in the mid-teens and mid-40s in baltimore and new york. pleasant 80 and flip-flops in miami. >> always jealous of miami this time of year. >>> if you can't believe this, there really actually is a santa claus. he looks the part, acts the par
in the florida ev everglades. the mischief vultures are making. >> don't want to make them angry. >>> right to the big digout in the second snowstorm to days. ginger zee has the latest on what we can expect. >> more than 500 flights were delayed. that's just yesterday with this new storm and look at this, a trace to two inches for new york and boston. 80 miles away in connecticut, more than a foot of snow in milford mass, even though it's done. the issues, they're not. overnight up to a foot of snow fell again. holiday snow round two came down fast and furious. in new hampshire, drivers slipped into a tailspin causing a 20-car pileup that has i-93 backed up for miles. >> what happened after that was just unbelievable. like one car after another car after another car. there wasn't anybody stopping. >> reporter: in orange county, cars skidded on the icy road. at gillette stadium in massachusetts, it took serious manpower and heavy-duty machinery to prep for this afternoon's patriots game. >> probably around 5:00 in the morning. >> reporter: the big dig that winter shoveling ritual is underway
driver's license checks and, if needed, a sobriety test. >> do what you have to do but don't drink and drive. >> apparently an extra reminder is needed. during the week before christmas the chp made 1,171dui arrests statewide compared to 980 in 2011. fatalities were up more than double during this period. 39 compared to 14 last year. >> you know, i think people are a little more depressed this year. i think they are going out trying to find a relief for whatever pressures they have. >> i know a few. >> ben smith said he has friends who have had to pay the price for a dui arrest. >> it's expensive. i'm hearing different numbers. last time that i had a buddy, like $6,000 or something like that. i've heard $10,000. >> businesses like the pier 15 restaurant and bar say they will call a cab or drive a customer home themselves. they say it's worth it for both patron and customer. >> that's why we have returning customers all the time because we do care about our customers. >> they are offering water in between drinks and saying do you have a ride home? >> and this through years eve, jess
hours are critical. the president this morning in his radio address, told lawmakers don't let washington politics get in the way of american progress. so, the last-ditch attempt is on the way to put together a deal. and the ball is in the senate's court. there's nothing like a deadline to force action. the president met with congressional leaders friday for the first time in six weeks. then, proclaimed himself modestly optimistic. but warned -- >> the american people are watching what we do here. obviously, their patience is already thin. >> reporter: with the clock running out, here's the game plan. the democratic and republican leaders in the senate will spend day trying to hash out a bipartisan agreement. >> i'm hopeful and optimistic. >> reporter: but if there is no deal, the president wants an up or down vote on measures he thinks can pass. extending tax cuts for those making $250,000 or less. and continuing unemployment benefits for the millions who will lose them when the new year strikes. >> that's the bare minimum that we should be able to get done. >> reporter: it's clear whate
a little bit. >> those people looking at the train, how do you not just take a little piece off? >> we don't need a conductor. there he goes. keep it right here, because coming up, protecting those most expensive christmas gifts you've received from all the costly damage they could be getting as you're ripping them apart. >>> and high tech advances for people coping with spinal cord injuries. remarkable bionic suits are making a difference. you're watching "world news now." you're watching "world news now." ♪ [ female announcer ] he could be the one. soulmate. husband. loving father to your children. but first you've got to get him to say, "hello." new crest 3d white arctic fresh toothpaste. use it with these 3d white products, and whiten your teeth in just 2 days. what will a 3d white smile do for you? new crest 3d white toothpaste. life opens up when you do. >>> she be t >>> she may be the bionic woman. what may be a huge medical advance, a sort of wearable robot that helps spinal cord injury patients. >> this suit was first designed to help soldiers lift heavy loads on the battlefield
's the ocean? that's all that's separating us. >> that's it. don't think about it. >> reporter: finally, we head to the edge where the sea ice meets the open water. one of the richest and most diverse ecosystems on the planet. >> i never get sick of it. planet with six billion people and we're one of 20 people watching this. i feel privileged every time we come here. >> reporter: as the ice continues to disappear, so too will this fragile ecosystem, taking the narwal with it. >> it's cold. got the rain coming down. it's sleet. but we're going to see some narwals and that makes everything okay. >> reporter: eric coombs is a budding wildlife photographer and he's on a mission. >> if we can get those nalwals shooting up their big long ivory tusks, that's the pinnacle moment of seeing a narwal. >> reporter: but before you see them, you can often hear them, which is why these headphones attached to a nifty underwater microphone come in handy. this sound right here might as well be trumpeters announcing their presence. >> in the open water. >> reporter: and then it happens. the rare moment we've
earnie? waaay out in hawaii. but don't you worry, we will always be together for christmas. [ male announcer ] being together is the best part of the holidays and cheerios is happy to be part of the family. you just ate dallas! >> the mars rover curiosity has a new mission. it's going on a trek toward a martian mountain that will take up most of the year. first itself has to find the perfect rock to bore into. the rover will head for mt. sharp in mid-february. the road trip comes amid great expectations. the mission targeted the gale crater so it could explore the peak with its layers of locks. >> lisa says it's going to get downright cold tonight and that mean the possibility of snow. while skiers are enjoying the snow in the sierra, a light dusting is expected on some bay area mountains. last night an inch fell in the santa cruz mountains and more is likely in the next few hours. the highest points could see two to five inches of snow tonight. >>> and as this weather continues we want to see what you're experiencing, send it your photos to you report at abc-7 news.com. >> leigh g
is investigating the death. we don't have an idea who the individuals are and if they are related. we will have to get more information from marin county either later this evening or early tomorrow. reporting live in marin county, thomas roman, abc7 news. >> what a tragedy tonight. thomas, thank you. >>> well, no one was hurt in a house fire in san francisco's castro district. it sparked about 7:00 on 26th street near castro. the fire damaged mostly the attic, however a home next door did get some damage as a result. investigators have not yet determined how the fire started. >>> starting tonight authorities are stepping up their efforts to keep drunks off the road. they will keep up the added pressure through new year's. alan wang is live at san rafael where a dui checkpoint was in place for awhile, and then they packed up suddenly, is that right? >> that's right, dan. they were supposed to be here until 2:00 a.m., but they packed it up and went patrolling in their cars due to the rain. the crackdown, however, on dui drivers will continue through new year's day. and there is a lot to be concer
in the storm's path, tried to stock up on supplies. >> i don't anticipate power going out. but it's always a possibility, too. >> reporter: in northern california, they were socked with a third storm in three days. dumping wet weather from the bay area through the sierras. delaying inbound flights at san francisco international and causing a landslide in oakland, almost crushing one driver to death. >> i heard this bounce directly off my roof. feel pretty lucky. >> reporter: and the snow started falling here in indianapolis just a short time ago. it's expected to continue falling late into the evening. from here, the storm moves to the busy northeast corridor late tonight into tomorrow morning. and where it's expected to create major travel delays there, as well. josh? >> thanks for that, alex. >>> we're going to turn to new details about that shocking christmas crime in upstate new york. a gunman who ambushed and killed two firefighters left behind a chilling note about his deadly plan. with more, abc's linsey davis is here with the latest. this is a tough one. >> reporter: it really is.
sinmatic pitch in the world, set in the depression. i don't think anybody expected it to turn out to be what it was. the film makers believed in it. >> reporter: the director had to agree to make a horror movie for the studio to get it green lighted. another revelation, the flag pole scene. >> stick my tongue to the pole is dumb. >> reporter: as a child actor on that film i would think i would be tempted to put my tongue to the flag pole. did you do it? >> fortunately prior to that i hadn't and that movie as a person to never do that that's true. >> that was a fake pole. and they had a tiny hole in it that was sucking air in it. >> i can't put my arms out. . >> put your arms down when you get to school. >> reporter: the kid who plays your brother he sounded so realistic. you said they were probably real tears. >> that suit was hot and that slide was scary to go down. >> reporter: on stage the new ralphie isn't blond but clark has the look down. >> it's my scared face like -- >> reporter: and boy, can he sing. >> ♪ ralphie to the rescue >> reporter: on the opening night of the pe
think it will be most of the day. they aren't telling us much because they say they don't want to compromise their investigation. walnut creek police hurried to this complex 3:15 this morning when they heard a woman screaming in the background of a 911 call. >> they confronted one armed subject in an apartment at the complex at 1450 creek side drive. unfortunately, they were forced to shoot that individual. and that individual was pronounced deceased at 9 scene. >> reporter: police won't say what the -- the man was armed with. what he did to cause the officers to shoot or what the 911 call was about they only had this to say when asked why? >> i think it is fair to say they were concerned for their well-being. >> reporter: most people didn't hear it. one man did but said it didn't sound like gunfire. >> i was sleep i was just woken up by the sound of what sounded like banging. >> reporter: everyone else we spoke with as they headed off to work said they didn't hear a thing. >> what? it is so quiet, oh my gosh, scary. >> my wife commented earlier that she doesn't feel safe here.
. the mischief that vultures are making coming up. >> i don't want to make those birds angry. >>> we do want to get right to the big digout from the second snowstorm in days. putting a hamper on a lot of miles an hours' americans' travel plans. ginger zee has the latest on what we can expect. ginger? >> more than 500 flights were delayed. new storm, and look at this, a trace to 2 inches for new york and boston. but just 80 miles away in connecticut, more than a foot of snow. more than a foot in milford, mass, too. even though the snow is for the most part done, the issues are not. overnight up to a foot of snow fell again. holiday snow, round two, came down fast and furious. in new hampshire, drivers slipped into a tailspin causing a 20-car pileup that has i-93 backed up for miles. >> what happened after that was just unbelievable. like one car after another car after another car. there wasn't anybody stopping. >> reporter: in orange county, new york, cars skidded on the icy road. at gillette stadium in massachusetts, it took serious manpower and heavy-duty machinery to prep for this afterno
. but don't tell anybody. >> i won't say a word. but there would be no such restrictions when i sat down with the president and mrs. obama for their first joint interview since the election. after a decisive victory, they were riding a new wave of popularity. the campaign seemed to have brought them even closer together. >> mr. president, mrs. obama, there is a photograph of you that went viral, became the most shared photograph in the history of twitter. here it is. >> that's a great picture. >> when you look at this picture, what do you think? at what point was it taken? >> i think we were campaigning in iowa. >> why were you hugging so hard in iowa? >> because i love my wife. >> well, and also, i hadn't seen him in a while. when you're campaigning, they have two ships passing in the night. and the first time i saw him was when i walked onstage to greet him. and that's my honey giving me a hug. >> i like giving you hugs. >> how do you keep the fire going? >> that's a good question. >> you know, we've been married now 20 years. >> uh-huh. >> and like every marriage, you have your ups an
of several homes. the gas is still leaking now. officials don't want to shut offlvtç gas to 40 other custome. they say it does not pose a danger. pg&e workers are digging in another location to shut off the leak and hope to be finished in the next half hour. a resident reported an overpowering smell of gas 7:00 last night. a strong reading of gas was picked up. crews will be at the scene all morning repairing the damage. cÑ h george h.w. bush elevatedj;]Ñg fevereen,k has jn the hospital since november 29th, with compb<+c+iujjj from bronchitispñ'fh6eÑ. a bush spokes map says he's alert and talking with staff. -- >>> a buy from daly city is dead from a traffic accident that also -- a the two died christmas night in pasadena after an suv running from police smashed into their minivan. $p$c >>> the rain may have stopped for now, but the combination of wind and rain has weakened and toppled trees. trees have fallen in several communities over the past few days. moving patrol car. the officer escaped unharmed yesterday. >> i heard a couple loud cracking sounds and saw a couple pedestrians po
are a loss. and 3,000 gerbera daisies deemed questionable. that family owned business don yaitd flowers to the rose bowl float. these are pictures of the float taken today. >> we didn't want to take a chance of it. the flowers look dw.d we think they'll be nice on the floft. >> the others say repairing could take week but they're looking ahead to valentine's day.32])ñ >> we're in the flower business we're growers like any ag guys it's just a small bump in the road. >> the nursery owners say damage will go into hundreds of thousands of dollars, but much more than the minor damage suffered here in the 1989 earthquake. >> that is something. sandhya back now with the path the tornado took. >> yes. it's a rare thing to see here in the bay area. or monterey bay. i want to show you the path starting out as a water spout. this is it traveled across the land towards was onville area. this is the scale. with estimated winds of 75 miles per hour. and it did do damage. previous tornado by the way just to give you perspective, around the same time, december 20th, twun. so you can see the damage as
homes and ann leak. repairs have been made and so far, so good. >> it is looking fine as long as we don't get any moreñv.iiq#6 precipitation. we assessing damage. >> residents say flooding happens all the time, city officials are aware and hope a public works project scheduled for the spring will fix things once and for all. >>> before we get to that project, we still have storms left to deal with, including one heading our way tomorrow, right mike? >>> [ inaudible ] good morning. let's look at cloud cover, live doppler 7 hd just picking up dry air right now. let's talk about the rainfall, 101% in livermore, 141% in san jose, san francisco 144, oakland 145, santa rosa 168% of average we are all running a surplus. mostly cloudy, that's what we have this morning. 40s, more sun through theee, afternoon, low to mid 50s, a lot of -- cooler you may need a heavier coat, low to mid 40s. light rain tomorrow,1,@Ñ sprinks in the morning, light rain afternoon and evening. a few showers lingering around saturday and dry for sure and sunny and a little warmer sunday. expecting we'll be following
families don't go up, unemployment insurance is available for two million people and lays ground work for additional deficit reduction and economic growth steps we can take in the new year, let's not miss this deadline that. is the bare minimum we should be able to get done. >> we've been looking at the cost of going over the fiscal cliff. we showed you aá](ny calculatoro help you estimate how much your taxes will go up. we'll take a look at how spending cuts will impact californians, in the bay area. >> mark, thank you. >> our other top story is the weather. another storm system hitting parts of the bay area, reservoirs are now at capacity because of the rain. >> here is a live look from our camera. looking north at the bay, and you can see there is cloud cover there. sandhya patel is tracking the storm's path on doppler 7 hd. >> i want to show you where sit raining now. not everyone is seeing moisture reaching the ground. as we take a look, you'll see where the moisture is actually reaching the ground. it's in the north bay. as we look from clover dale towards yu kaia, we're seeing
, say the coming fiscal cliff is already causing pain because they just don't know what will happen to their taxes. >> right now we're doing our budget. we're deciding how many people we're hiring next year. we're figuring out how many robots and machines we'll invest in our factories. >> reporter: and across the country all the political bickering had people outraged with washington. >> i can't believe we've gotten this close. >> time for them to turn in their term paper. >> this is america. they should be working for the american people. >> the parties are trying to outdo each other. >> sit down, don't come out of the room until you have this thing taken care of. >> reporter: the next 24 hours will tell us whether or not this will be successful. harry reid, the top democrat in the senate, and mitch mcconnell, the top republican, are going to be working together to try to come to some bipartisan agreement. then on sunday what will happen, they'll try to present that agreement to the rank and file members of the senate and then onto the house to see if it can pass. it won't be easy
't giving us whole lot of information we don't know the condition of the man who was shot. we don't know how many officers involved and if the suspect fired upon officers or even if the suspect had weapon. we know that officers responded to call here at 6:40. >> they arrived at the scene encountered a dangerous situation. shots were fired at that time injuring one adult male. adult male now at the hospital. no other suspects outstanding and no further threat to this community. >> doesn't surprise other side of the freeway you hear gunshots and that sort of thing this side of the freeway pretty quiet. once an armed robbery at the dry keeper brought out quite a crowd but normally not much happening here. >>reporter: the resident lived in the area for more than 30 years. now the contra costa da office september some inspectors out here that is standard procedure for officer involved shooting. none of the officers injured and there is no word on when the she have respect will reopen but likely out here until about mid nature. this is 7 news. >> i mention a second suiting that was an
, as the temperature drops, the slush turns to ice, making travel even more difficult. authorities say if you don't have to be out here, stay home. david? >> john schriffen leading us off tonight in syracuse, new york. john, our thanks to you. i want to bring in the chief meteorologist at our power house station there in boston, harvey leonard at channel five. harvey, always great to see you. you were telling us, another big part of the story, not just the snow we saw there in john's piece, but the rain and the winds there in new england. >> yeah, great to be working with you, david. and i got to tell you, the wind gusted to just about hurricane force, along the coast of massachusetts. in addition, rainfall amounts, two and three inches, localized flooding. and the big wind did cause problems at the time of high tide. fortunately, the tides were low. if they were high, there would have been a lot of coastal flooding and damage. >> and harvey, as this system now moves off, we've got another one right on our doorstep. >> yeah, that one is going to develop in the gulf, pick up a little bit of moistu
don't come out of the house. and just keep your doors closed until you, you know we are otherwise. >> never malg- -- imagined this. >> i've been living in this neighborhood three years, nothing like this ever happened. >> rita lives near the diablo point apartments. last year she says her brother was shot and killed by police in manteka claiming he was carrying a knife. >> this is just hitting home for me. i will be following this story to find out what happens. >> the district attorney's office is investigating this shooting and an autopsy is set for tomorrow. >> thank you very much. more rain0!÷zú is heading to the bay area now. but today's dry weather gave abc 7 news is on storm watch for us live in san rafael tonight.;[;] >> sunshine didyrtk] provide a window of opportunity. this area is still recovering from the pounding it got over the past few weeks and days. heavy duty vacuum cleaning on the hillside today. public works crews made the rounds getting rid of debris. pipes that carried storm water down to the lower levels of the city. >> this is more than anything we've see
. >> the parties are trying to outdo each other. >> can't believe we got this close. >> get in a room and don't come out of the room until you've got this thing taken care of. >> reporter: now, senate leaders say they hope to have a plan they can bring to the senate tomorrow. and by tomorrow night, the house is back in session. they could take up any plan that the senate passes. but no one here is holding their breath. >> no one is, indeed. >>> for more on the big white house meeting, we want to bring in john avlon, political columnist at "the daily beast." a busy man covering all of this. how do you see this playing out? >> we're three days out. the good news is, nothing focuses than the prospect of being hanged. people in washington realize they are just days away from possibly putting this country back in recession. today, bianna, is the key day. saturday, today, the senators are meeting. they're going to try to come up with a bipartisan bill that could pass the house. if it doesn't work, the president has a fallback plan. to say on monday, new year's eve, vote on a plan that would keep ta
you get like free food, too. >> i think it is great because some kids don't have this opportunity. >> reporter: that stuff is donated toys that have been delivered to lefty o'doul's by the san francisco firefighters. kickoff was ahended by mayor ed lee and other department heads. donations have been stacked in the back of the restaurant, sord and put into barrels for delivery. this may appear to be a massive amount of toys, the need outweighs the donation so far. >> to find out there is more and more kids are going without toys this year. this year, we're going deliver 43,000 --43,000 kids with 200,000 toys. >> luxor cabs is also helping them and delivering them here at no charge. >> lefty o'doul's will be collecting until 2:00 in the morning. if you want to know where i can drop off toys, go to our website at abc7news.com and click on a link there. you'll find some areas whereyou can drop off toys or if not, go to your nearest fire station. >> dan: thank you so much. >> carolyn: still ahead, it's going on be an unpleasant holiday for these people. what happened when they arrived
to the -- that don't get a chance to get their kids to the firefighter program -- [ inaudible ] >> reporter: we will be here monitoring these bins to see if they get fill up in time for christmas, firefighters and will be delivering the toys. come down to lefty o'doul's, it is a lot of fun here. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> they are set up so you can just drive-by and drop off a toy at lefty o'doul's, location is 333 geary near powell. volunteers will be out until 1 in the morning tuesday morning, one tomorrow morning you have plenty of time. >>> traffic and weather together, next. let's take a live look outside, san francisco bull embarcadero and bay bridge, -- beautiful embarcadero and bay bridge, mike will have the full forecast, also quick check of the morning commute. >>> dire new prediction one d.c. lawmaker one week from the fiscal cliff. >>> welcome back. let's take a look at live doppler and satellite, a few radar returns over the ocean, a few clouds dry everywhere this morning. clouds getting thick in the form of fog around napa. getting a break our next system the screen to our wes
of snow. actual la, little rock, i don't remember when little rock had christmas day snow. 1926 was the last time. now you have seen the boards. this is likely to be a travel trouble. alex perez is standing by in chicago o'hare. >> reporter: the first big wave of holiday travellers got their start over the weekend. the second wave will begin soon. along with the front of bad weather looking to spoil christmas plans and the next several days for millions. from san francisco to syracuse, many around the country are finding their holiday travel plans ruined. a huge snowstorm on the west coast hit northern california hard, causing hundreds of delays and canceled flights in and out of san francisco. with the average delay lasting over two hours. the high winds and severe conditions have left many drivers in the sierras unable to stay on the road. >> the roads are pretty bad. there was a loft spinouts. >> reporter: major snow is expected to bring snowfall to oklahoma tonight. complicating travel for the sooner state three years after santa brought a record-breaking 14 inches of snow o
deadline. >> i have to be very honest, mr. president. i don't know, time-wise, how it can happen now. >> reporter: senate majority leader, harry reid, lashed out at house speaker, john boehner, accusing him of running a dictatorship. >> john boehner seems to care more about his leadership than keeping the country on a secure footing. >> republicans aren't about to write a blank check for anything senate democrats put forward just because we find ourselves at the edge of the cliff. that wouldn't be fair to the american people. >> reporter: president obama flew home early from his hawaii vacation yesterday. speaker boehner called the house back into town for an unusual sunday session. but members of congress understand the 11th-hour actions may not be enough to appease the public. >> the american people have a right to be very upset with this congress. >> reporter: the fiscal cliff would bring massive tax increases and deep spending cuts. the treasury department would have trouble paying its bills. many economists worry the financial woes would plunge the u.s. back into a recession. ju
are already open at this old navy. i don't know maybe people are tired of shopping, sleeping in from christmas morning or they don't want to deal with the rain there are not huge crowds only huge deals. there is big deals on winter clothing, a common item we see up to 7'-- up to 75% today, sales on electronics. check out this -- there's --&mm] michael's craft stores today, 70% off throughout the store. children's place we found a pair of girls utility pants for one dollar. old navy open at 5:00 this morning, 75% off throughout the store. retailers are hoping to make up for what wasn't a great holiday season. their loss is your gain. the doors are open. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> tune in to "good morning america" at 7:00 this morning,-÷w a!ecky will hae more on biggest deals today. watch, drivers traveling i-80 face big delays. caltrans who to shutdown the road several times last night because of hazardous driving conditions, delays as long as two hours when the interstate reopened drivers had to follow to avoid skidding. >>> ben lomond is where many sandbags were needed you can see the wa
to play along. case, don't worry, think i can come up with a few hundred at least but we wired just 20. >> the con artist picked up the money within hours and complained. >> you should have told me you never had any money. but we didn't leave it there. we traced the e-mailer's trail halfway robbed the world to manila, where an alert western union agent told us the scammer had come into this shop this past year. >> i remember he had claimed money from me in the past. >> it's called the stranded traveler scam. scam artists hack into your e-mail account, mining it for personal details about your friends and family. then use that information to fool you into thinking they're in trouble. >> it's devilishly clever. >> yes. social engineering can preying on what is important to you. >> if you send money the con artist pits you on their sucker list and hit you with other scams. experts say never send money without making sure the e-mail is really from a friend. abc news, washington. >> ama: to a different kind of theft, there's a growing spike in crime all over the country targeting iphones, t
. [ talking over each other ] >> then another storm. >> don't be greedy, two dry days in one week. if you are shopping again today, or returning, don't return the umbrella, you still need it, it is going to be wet today. looking down on san francisco, the part that is dry east of sutro tower towards oakland which is barely dry. you can see the progression of showers from northwest to southeast. 80 out of vallejo across pomona to hercules saw mill road going to get wet soon highway 4 also pulling out of richmond towards el cerrito where our nexus tim is heading towards berkeley and oakland -- in san francisco, laguna street towards fisherman's wharf back to the presidio where we have a better chance of shower activity now. all rotating around an area of low pressure that is going to keep us in a showery regime throughout the afternoon not going to get rid of it because it is happening now. 41 santa rosa, most of us mid to upper 40s, san francisco and half moon bay 50. 45 san jose, mid to upper 40s monterey bay and inland. light to moderate showers today, brief break tomorrow, wet again fri
to build houses? yes. but what about the creek? don't worry bit. >> the project includes widening the creek to handle a storm flow, and a 26 inch sea level rise. it will be excavated and an abandoned levy will be north of the creek. >> whatever they say. i don't know. i think they will. it's getting better he's been waiting a long time. the joint powers was formed after that 1998 flood and taken until now to get funding ask it's only phase one. there are still two more upstream phases right now, no one is sure how those will be paid for. >> thank you. taking it elsewhere, clean up continues in the north bay. officials are worried ground saturation could cause more problems. the runnoff from the hillsides made several trees call. crews work to clear declee -- dree debrie, officials concerned about areas where the soil could be unstable. that could lead to more falling trees. officials warn things like telephone poles could be weaken bid rain-soaked ground. >> now, high country. avalanches have prompted a warning for all skiers and snow borders in the sierra tonight. we're live with the story
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